Little Kid

Why I Let My Son Play With The Mean Kid

I fully believe that bullying exists and that it is a real problem in some cases. But I also believe that the word “bully” is...

5 Possibilities For Soaking Up The Last of Summer Fun (Even After School Starts Back)

School has started (or is starting) but the summer weather feels as if it is never leaving.  The sun is shining and my body...

How to Prevent Summer Regression in Academics

Teachers warn parents to keep up some reading, math, and science during the summer, so kids are fresh to learn in September. August is...

“Picky Eating” in Children – The Meaning Behind the Behavior

I prefer selective eating to describe what parents call “picky eating” because the latter suggests the child is demonstrating poor behavior that must be...

What Am I Sheltering Her From?

“Hey sexy lady” boomed from the speakers of our local indoor inflatable play facility while a Dance Revolution digital dance screen gyrated largely on...

Tips to Avoid Common Outdoor Playtime Accidents

Summer is a busy time for families, as kids want to play outdoors and hang out with friends. It’s important to take the time...

Kid Safety – Teach Them to Buckle Up

According to a study by Safe Kids Worldwide, car crashes are a leading cause of death for children in the United States. However, 1 in...

Tips on Toning Down Aggressive Households

Some households are noisy and full of roughhousing. Others are quiet and easy going. If the first household has been aggressive for a long...

Tips to Keep Baby Cool and Comfy this Hot Summer

Long, hot summer days can be miserable for adults.  However, they can be even more unbearable for babies who don’t perspire as effectively as...

Helping Children Separate Wants from Needs

Children grow up in all different economic and emotional environments. They generally know the world they live in and don’t always know how others...